Jerome Ducharme GFA Winner 2005 DVD composed by Jerome Ducharme. For Guitar (Classical). Boxed, Concert/Documentary. Classic. DVD. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21903DVD).
This is an original program including the famous first Rossiniana of Mauro Giuliani, the Sonata-Fantasia of Frederico Moreno-Torroba and two creations of the Montreal-based composer Maxime McKinley.
Figures de sable was composed for Jerome Ducharme in 1998 when Maxime McKinley was still a guitar student in the class of Jean Vallieres at the Montreal Conservatory. Mandala was composed in the winter of 2010 after Mr. Ducharme asked Mr. McKinley to compose a piece for this DVD project. The Rossiniana presents a collection of arias from various operas of the famous italian composer Gioachino Rossini. Frederico Moreno-Torroba composed few large scale instrumental pieces and in 2001, the manuscript of the Sonata-Fantasia was found. This is an important addition to the major contribution of the composer to the guitar repertoire.